Brazil new vehicles sales -32% in September, worse score in a decade. The country is now officially entered in recession and struggle among scandals, corruption and poverty. The huge 2015 industry fall is not over.
Jeep Renegade is a new star in the Brazil Auto sector albeit the crisis. The compact SUV boomed the Jeep performance landing in the 21st place despite limited available production. Market kept falling with June -18% and first half -20%. See all statistics here.
Brazil Cars Market crisis is neverending hit by a falling pro capita purchase power, growing product prices, higher duties on sector and less car loans.
The perfect storm is live in the Brazilian Car Market that fell down 27% in February, the worst Y.o.Y. performance in 20 years. Hyundai placed a model on top of the list, first time ever, thanks to the HB20. Ford Ka landed in 4th.
Brazilian Auto industry fell 18% in January the worst Y.o.Y. performance since 2000 and is running to become the record market for level of plants overcapacity. Volkswagen outperformed behind Fiat and GM.
Fiat Palio was the best-selling car model in Brazil in the 2014 keeping the crown to the rival VW Gol. The market posted the second loss in a row with 3.3 million units sold. Chevrolet overtook Volkswagen in 2nd place.
Brazil Automotive Market slows its decline in November 2014. No changes among top 3 players, albeit Volkswagen falls again in double digit. Hyundai HB20 has outpaced Fiat Palio becoming the best-selling model this month, while the new generation of Ford Ka boomed.
October 2014 was the 8th loss in a row for the Brazil Vehicle Market. Toyota shines while Volkswagen is again down in double digit. Fiat Palio has ousted Volkswagen Gol from first place in absolute ranking.
Brazil Automotive Export crashed in September when domestic market posted the 7th loss in a row in a persistent economic environment in troubles with low consumer demand, increased prices and cut of liquidity for car loans.
Brazilian Vehicle Market collapsed in August hit by price increase and structural sector weaknesses.
Brazilian Vehicle Market collapsed in August hit by price increase and structural sector weaknesses. The market sentiment is deteriorating and the end of the year is projected very harsh. Thanks to the new Corolla, Toyota was the only winner.
Brazilian Automotive market still in harsh times in July when sales have lost in double digit scoring the fifth year on year decline in a row. Chevrolet conquest the second place in the cumulative data overtaking a struggling Volkswagen.
Brazil car market saw the worst june since 2010. Market fell 17% and outlooks remains negative. The start of FIFA World Cup had also a negative impact on the short term sales with Brazilian people focused only on Neymar and teammates.
Brazil car market fell 7% in May with overall outlook almost negative. Next month perspectives are worsening and the Government is studying actions to stop the market fall. The FIFA World Cup start will contribute to reduce market speed.
Brazilian Car Market fell 12% again in April 2014 scoring the second double digit loss in a row with the yearly comparison on last year further more negative. Fiat struggled while Chevrolet was second again ahead of a declining Volkswagen.
In March 2014 the Brazil car market fell down 14% ending the first quarter in negative territory. Fiat kept momentum with Palio & Strada on top of the list. See Top Brands & Models ranking inside.
Despite recent increase of duties, the Brazilian market in February 2014 posted a double digit increase driven by a strong Fiat performance. Volkswagen has lost the second space, taken by Chevrolet by few units, and the Gol fell down Palio, losing the leadership among models.
January 2014 started with new rules in the Brazilian car market and higher taxes for car manufacturers. However, the market was stable from last year. BMW started the building of the new plant following many others investments by Europeans and Chineses carmakers.
The break of 10 years of continues development was not a short term event but the consequence of a deep evolution of the fourth biggest car market in the World. Our exclusive report on best-selling 100 models, confirm as Brazilian consumer’s changed.
December 2013 was again negative for the Brazilian car market which ended the year down, first time in a decade as weak consumer confidence and tighter credit hit demand. Thanks to the phenomenal success of new HB20, Hyundai was voted the Brand of the Year.